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Skookumchuck Narrows Provincial Park

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Egmont Road, Egmont, British Columbia, Canada
+1 604-885-3714
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I think a lot depends what you are looking for. We hiked in in forty minutes to North Point for the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Philip6262
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Singapore
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May The Force (of Nature) Be with You!

A must see force of nature. Be prepared for a long walk in and out. The trail is beautiful but... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Moonshadower
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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“high tide” (17 reviews)
“great hike” (17 reviews)
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Egmont Road, Egmont, British Columbia, Canada
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+1 604-885-3714
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"skookumchuck narrows"
in 19 reviews
"high tide"
in 17 reviews
"great hike"
in 17 reviews
"easy walk"
in 12 reviews
"ebb tide"
in 13 reviews
"minute walk"
in 7 reviews
"bring water"
in 6 reviews
"long walk"
in 5 reviews
"tide tables"
in 4 reviews
"tree roots"
in 6 reviews
"nice walk"
in 7 reviews
"standing wave"
in 6 reviews
"great afternoon"
in 3 reviews
"takes about minutes"
in 3 reviews
"sunshine coast"
in 11 reviews
"check the tide charts"
in 5 reviews
"local paper"
in 4 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I think a lot depends what you are looking for. We hiked in in forty minutes to North Point for the extra large ebb tide. A lot of eddies and whitewater, and if you come a little before the peak you can watch the water...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must see force of nature. Be prepared for a long walk in and out. The trail is beautiful but calls for good tennis or hiking shoes as it is uneven and laced with tree roots. There is a charming small bakery near the trail...More

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Reviewed April 1, 2018

It is 4 km each way but if someone will drop you at the trailhead (where parking is not allowed) then you can cut the distance to about 3 km each way. The last kilometer is sometimes steep with jagged rocks, narrow access and very...More

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Reviewed January 10, 2018

Hubby and I visit Sechelt a few times and have always thought about going to Skookumchuck. This recent trip, we finally found the time to go and I was very glad we did. We researched on the calendar to catch the best time to go...More

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Reviewed December 20, 2017

This was a wonderful hike through the beautiful west coast rainforest. You want to have enough time to enjoy the magical water when you arrive. This is a 4 km hike and if you choose to go on to view the riptides be warned that...More

Thank Cheryl G
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Reviewed November 18, 2017

After walk from the car park through the forest you come out of the clearing to see the whirlpools as the tides change you need to check on the times and allow for the walk but well worth the effort

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Reviewed November 9, 2017

We were told this was a relatively easy hike. We're good daily walkers so no problem -- but it was more of a medium/difficult hike. Lots of inclines and tree roots. Be sure you go early enough for plenty of daylight. Wear good shoes and...More

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Reviewed October 14, 2017

we checked the times for the rapids before going here. that is a must. but unfortunately we missed the beginning. this place is calm and then at a certain point the rapids start and if you are lucky you can see people kayaking in the...More

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Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

We planned our trip based on the tides. A must do if you visit. Should have brought a Lunch and stayed longer. Watched sea lions and seal frolic! And an underwater garden of anemones and seastars in tide pools. Plus the rapids were amazing.

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Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

A really enjoyable visit to the Skookumchuck Narrows...Great coffee shop at the beginning of the hike, then a relatively easy hike through the woodlands, many interesting things to see..Finally arriving at Jacobs Point..wow..it was a very high point when we were there...Truly stunning Don't miss...More

Thank MikeT372
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Bonnie K
July 19, 2017|
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Response from Mr_Jones2 | Reviewed this property |
I was there about 2 hours before max high tide and the standing wave had already formed at the right hand view point and people were surfing it in kayaks, so it's definitely good to watch any time from -2 to +2 hours of high... More
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Darlene W
May 17, 2017|
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No benches but lots of big rocks,logs and soft moss to sit on. We had a small backpack with us and took a piece of foam to sit on. We brought our lunch and ate it at the rapids which gave us a good rest before heading back... More
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jeancoops2
August 31, 2016|
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Response from C2342HFlisam | Reviewed this property |
There is no camping there but Egmont is close by as is Klein Lake where my husband and daughter usually camp.
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